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Montgomery County police officer shot, rushed to hospital

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A police officer in Maryland has been shot while responding to a call about a disorderly person in a parking garage. Montgomery County Police tweeted...
Oct. 14, 2019

Ole Miss honors student wears blackface, prompts warning

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A University of Mississippi honors student has reported himself to the college for posting a photo online of him wearing blackface, prompting the school to issue...
Oct. 14, 2019

Columbus statue vandalized: 'Stop celebrating genocide'

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A statue of Christopher Columbus in Rhode Island has been vandalized on the U.S. holiday named for him. The statue in Providence was splashed from head...
Oct. 14, 2019

EU moves closer to confirmation of first chief prosecutor

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's member states have agreed to appoint Romania's Laura Codruta Kovesi as the first European chief prosecutor. Kovesi, whose anti-corruption efforts in Romania won her...
Oct. 14, 2019

Syrian army pushes north as US prepares to withdraw troops

AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Syrian government troops moved into towns and villages in northern Syria on Monday, setting up a potential clash with Turkish-led forces advancing in the area as...
Oct. 14, 2019

Russia's Putin visits Saudi Arabia on Mideast trip

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin traveled to Saudi Arabia on Monday, meeting with the oil-rich nation's king and crown prince as he seeks to cement...
Oct. 14, 2019

Chicago man charged with killing 5 neighbors due in court

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man charged with gunning down five of his neighbors over the weekend is due in court. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says Krysztof Marek's hearing Monday...
Oct. 14, 2019

Libyan officials: Airstrike kills 4 civilians in Tripoli

CAIRO (AP) — Libyan health authorities say an airstrike has slammed into a house in the capital, Tripoli, killing at least four people and wounding four others, including a child...
Oct. 14, 2019

EU nations commit to arms export ban against Turkey

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — European Union nations vented outrage Monday at Turkey's military offensive in northern Syria against the Kurds and joined France and Germany in banning arms sales to Ankara,...
Oct. 14, 2019

Pomp in London, talks in Brussels as Brexit deadline looms

LONDON (AP) — Britain and the European Union said Monday that divorce talks were making slow progress, as the U.K. government tried to look beyond Brexit with a wide-ranging policy...
Oct. 14, 2019

US troops leaving northern Syria; a full withdrawal possible

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States appears to be heading toward a full military withdrawal from Syria amid growing chaos, cries of betrayal and signs that Turkey's invasion could fuel...
Oct. 14, 2019

The Latest: Graham to discuss Turkey sanctions with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and the military withdrawal from northern Syria (all times local): 9:40 a.m. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham says he'll meet...
Oct. 14, 2019

Sheriff: Courage of Jayme Closs is focus of anniversary

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin sheriff who led the investigation into the kidnapping of Jayme Closs and the slaying of her parents hopes the courage and resilience of the...
Oct. 14, 2019

Markets Right Now: US stocks fall on trade caution

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Stocks are opening broadly lower as traders turn cautious about prospects for a full...
Oct. 14, 2019

UN urges action against food losses, says 14% lost globally

ROME (AP) — The United Nations' food agency says around 14% of the food produced globally is lost and is urging action to address the causes of food loss as...
Oct. 14, 2019

Spain convicts prominent Catalan separatists, protests erupt

MADRID (AP) — Spain's Supreme Court on Monday sentenced 12 prominent former Catalan politicians and activists to lengthy prison terms for their roles in a 2017 bid to gain independence...
Oct. 14, 2019

Has tech made it safer to move nukes? Depends whom you ask

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A fight is raging in courts and Congress over where radioactive materials should be stored and how to safely get the dangerous remnants of decades of...
Oct. 14, 2019

4 Russian protesters jailed on charges of assaulting police

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's top state investigative agency says it has arrested four people suspected of assaulting police officers during a July opposition protest in Moscow. The Investigative Committee said...
Oct. 14, 2019

Pope's bodyguard resigns over new financial leaks scandal

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis' chief bodyguard has resigned over the leak of a Vatican police flyer identifying five Holy See employees who were suspended as part of a...
Oct. 14, 2019

Does technology make moving nukes safe? Depends whom you ask

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A fight is raging in courts and Congress over where radioactive materials should be stored and how to safely get the dangerous remnants of decades of...
Oct. 14, 2019

The Latest: Economics Nobel winners are married couple

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Latest on the Nobel prize in economics (all times local): 3:15 p.m. A Nobel Prize romance? It turns out that economics laureates Esther Duflo and Abhijit...
Oct. 14, 2019

Indonesia arrests 22 militants following attack on minister

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — At least 22 suspected militants plotting bombings and other attacks have been arrested in a counterterrorism crackdown following last week's assault by a knife-wielding militant couple...
Oct. 14, 2019

Vatican police chief resigns over leak of police flyer identifying Vatican officials suspended in financial probe

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Vatican police chief resigns over leak of police flyer identifying Vatican officials suspended in financial probe.
Oct. 14, 2019

The Latest: Police clash with Catalan protesters at airport

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the conviction of Catalan politicians and activists (all times local): 3 p.m. Police have clashed at Barcelona's airport with Catalans protesting the guilty verdict...
Oct. 14, 2019

The Latest: Macron congratulates French Nobel prize winner

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Latest on the Nobel prize in economics (all times local): 3:00 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron welcomes "the magnificent Nobel prize" of French economist Esther Duflo,...
Oct. 14, 2019

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